Saturday, October 11, 2003

Kentucky obituaries

Boone County

Myrna E. Stevens

BURLINGTON - Myrna E. Stevens, 76, a retired food products researcher for Procter & Gamble, and member of Hebron Lutheran Church, died Tuesday at Baptist Village Care Center in Erlanger.

Surviving are her husband, Gaines; two sisters, Ruth Tibben and Lavere Vokt and a brother, Merle Vokt.

Memorial service will be 6:30 p.m. Monday at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Burlington. Mrs. Stevens' body was cremated. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Homes handling arrangements.

Memorials: Cornerstone Baptist Church, 3920 Petersburg Road, Burlington, KY 41005.

Jean Thomas

VERONA - Jean Thomas, 78, a homemaker, died Thursday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas.

Her husband, Tevis Thomas, preceded her in death.

She is survived by five daughters, Linda Bowlin, Marie Deitz, Rhonda Robinson, Sandy Maddox and Donna McClane; and two sons, Kelly and Steve.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday and service 11 a.m. Monday at Hamilton-Stanley Funeral Home in Verona. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery in Verona.

Memorials: Scleroderma/Arthritis Foundation, Ohio River Valley Chapter, 7811 Laurel Ave., Madeira, OH 45243.

Gilbert Goebel Jr.

WALTON - Gilbert "Bo" Goebel Jr., 80, former owner of Goebel's Carpets in Covington, and a World War II Army veteran, died Thursday at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Edgewood.

His first wife, Dolores Goebel died in 1964; his second wife, Betty Goebel died in 2001, and a son, Richard, died in 1975.

Surviving are a son, Gilbert III; and two daughters, Vivian Sowder of Florence and Hazel Casson of Grants Lick.

Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. and Catholic blessing at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Covington. Burial will be in Rice Cemetery in Union.

Memorials: Veterans Affairs Medical Center General Fund, 3200 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220.

Grant County

Marie Stone

DRY RIDGE - Marie Stone, 94, a homemaker, died Thursday at Grant Manor Health Care Center in Williamstown.

Her husband, Melvin, died in 1981, and a son, Robert, in 1966.

She is survived by five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. and service 3 p.m. Sunday at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home in Dry Ridge. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Dry Ridge.

Memorials: Sherman Church of Christ, 1055 Sherman-Mount Zion Road, Dry Ridge, KY 41035.

Kenton County

Nelson M. Millar

COVINGTON - Nelson M. Millar, 86, a retired punch press operator for Cincinnati Milacron, died Thursday at his home.

Surviving are his caretakers, Cora Whaley and Christine McKenzie.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. Monday at Highland Cemetery Chapel in Fort Mitchell. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Homes in charge.

Memorials: First Baptist Church of Covington, 14 Brent Spence Square, Covington, KY 41011.

Agnes Starr

COVINGTON - Agnes Gertrude Starr, 69, a homemaker, died Friday at Florence Park Care Center.

Her husband Cecil died in 1995.

She is survived by daughters, Cecilia Royce and Brenda Herman; sons George, Cecil Jr. and John; eight grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. Sunday at Cooper Funeral Home in Grants Lick. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Verona.

Charlie Clark

ERLANGER - Charlie Clark, 83, a machinist for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad for 32 years, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

His son, Charles "CC" Clark, died earlier. He is survived by two daughters, Linda Cook and Patricia Latta; nine grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday and service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Linnemann Funeral Home in Erlanger. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell.

Memorials: Erlanger Lions Club, 5996 Belair Drive, Florence, KY 41042.

Nadean Blair

INDEPENDENCE - Nadean Lynette Blair, 20, a 2002 graduate of Simon Kenton High School, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Surviving are her parents, Samuel and Debra Blair; paternal grandmother, Mary Blair, and maternal grandmother, Edwina Robinson.

Visitation will be 9:30-11:45 a.m. Monday at Swindler & Currin Funeral Home in Independence. Mass of Christian burial will be noon Monday at St. Cecilia Church in Independence. Burial will be in Independence Cemetery.

Philip Colcord

VILLA HILLS - Philip Terry Colcord, 55, a contractor, died Thursday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington.

Surviving are his wife, Sharon, and a son, Christopher.

Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Linnemann Funeral Home in Erlanger. Mass of Christian burial will be 12:05 p.m. Monday at Mother of God Church in Covington. Burial will be in Mother of God Cemetery in Fort Wright.

Memorials: St. Elizabeth Hospice Program, 401 E. 20th St., Covington, KY 41014-9988.

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